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In compliance with [French] Act No. 2004-575 promoting Confidence in the Digital Economy.

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National University Library in Strasbourg (Bibliothèque Nationale et Universitaire de Strasbourg - BNU)
P.O. Box 51029
67070 Strasbourg cedex [France]

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These elements are protected by French law and by international laws for the protection of intellectual property, and more particularly by Articles L.335-2 and L335-3 of the [French] Intellectual Property Code.

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The BNU authorises the creation of a hypertext link directing to its content, subject to the following conditions:
- the pages of the site must be accessible by opening a new window;
- the information may be used for personal or professional purposes or in the context of an association; it may not be used for any commercial or advertising purposes.
Note that this authorisation does not apply to Internet sites internet circulating information of a polemical, pornographic or xenophobic nature, or information that might to a broader extent offend the sensitivities of the majority of the general public.
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The information shown on this site is purely indicative. The BNU does its utmost to ensure the accuracy of the information provided on its site ( and at the time it is put on-line and at the time of regular updates. Nevertheless, the BNU cannot guarantee that its content is devoid of inaccuracies or omissions, and cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions it may contain. Users alone are responsible for the use made of the information. Furthermore, the BNU reserves the right to make improvements and/or amendments to the content of its site at any time and without notice.
Legal notice last updated on 5 February 2007.

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Information will never be passed on to third parties, and no commercial use will be made of it.
This site is protected by Act No. 98-536 of 1 July 1998 on the legal protection of databases.

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